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Cybersecurity initiatives are moving rapidly within the federal government and require owners and operators of critical infrastructure – including in particular Communication and Energy Systems, and those who supply and...more
A sweeping cyber security law is unlikely to pass any time soon.
White House Cyber Security Coordinator Michael Daniel warned last week that President Obama's Executive Order on Cyber Security (EO) could result in new...more
A tempting response to the Cybersecurity Executive Order (the "Order"), announced by President Obama at his State of the Union address, is to ignore it. It is vague in key particulars, such as which companies are part of the...more
Little more than a week after reports of cyber attacks targeted at the Department of Energy, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, President Obama declared in his State of the Union address that these forms of...more
On February 12, 2013, President Obama issued a long-anticipated Executive Order concerning cybersecurity entitled Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity. The Executive Order marks a major milestone in the Federal...more
The long-awaited executive order entitled “Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity” was issued on Tuesday, along with a companion Presidential Policy Directive and mention by the President in the State of the Union...more
Order will create a voluntary Cybersecurity Framework for designated critical infrastructure within a year.
On February 12, President Barack Obama signed an executive order directing the Department of Homeland Security...more
As President Obama delivered his fifth State of the Union speech to Congress on February 12, 2013, he simultaneously issued a highly anticipated Executive Order (“the Order”) focused on improving cybersecurity in the United...more
“America must … face the rapidly growing threat from cyber-attacks. Now, we know hackers steal people’s identities and infiltrate private emails. We know foreign countries and companies swipe our corporate secrets. Now our...more
On February 12, 2012, President Obama signed an Executive Order as well as a complementary Presidential Policy Directive intended to improve the flow of information and cyber-threat intelligence between government agencies...more
The long-awaited cybersecurity executive order (EO), which will ultimately establish national cybersecurity standards for critical infrastructure, was issued by President Obama on February 12, 2013. At the same time, the...more
On February 12, President Obama signed a much-anticipated cybersecurity executive order intended to “enhance the security and resilience” of U.S. critical infrastructure. The executive order is very similar to a draft leaked...more
On February 12, 2013, President Barack Obama signed an ExecutiveOrder on cybersecurity designed to defend the nation's critical infrastructure. By passing Congress — which could not agree on a legislative proposal — the...more
Last night, President Obama signed a long-anticipated Executive Order, "Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity," which directs the federal government to share cyberthreat information with the owners of systems that...more
On February 12, 2013, President Obama signed both an executive order and a presidential directive that together set forth the administration’s approach to two key cybersecurity related issues: (i) regulating critical...more
President Obama yesterday issued an Executive Order to address the growing cyber threat to the Nation’s “critical infrastructure,” a term broadly defined to potentially cover natural gas and oil pipelines, storage sites and...more
In This Issue:
- Insider’s View - The Supreme Court Ruling on Health Care
- Round Two: Congress Reacts to the SCOTUS ACA Ruling
- Developments in Energy
- Down the Back Stretch - Appropriations Bills Continue to...more
PIC Associate Director Lillie Coney testified before the House Committee on Science and Technology regarding Smart Grid Architecture and Standards: Assessing Coordination and Progress. In her prepared statement, Ms. Coney...more
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